Keepsake Box with Dovetail Key Joinery

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Project by BenhamDesign posted 11-16-2016 04:30 AM 1160 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The box is made up of walnut and the dovetail keys are made out of Cherry, as well as the handle.
The pencil drawing of the dog is done on red oak by artist Amy King.

Want to know more about it.
Watch my YouTube Video or read about it on my blog Dovetail key Joinery

For more info on the woodworking and furniture I do please visit my Custom Furniture website.

-- What I do in and out of the shop at

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#1 posted 11-16-2016 05:39 AM

Beautiful work and a wonderful video. You answered so many questions and taught me so much in 7 minutes and 20 seconds, I don’t know how to thank you. Fantastic!

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#2 posted 11-16-2016 08:00 AM

Beautziful art work on dog, but you have made some exellent job on those dovetail spline corners.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 11-16-2016 10:10 AM

Wow! Fantastic work! Everything about this box is so nice; great job. Thanks for taking the time to make the video.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 11-16-2016 10:31 AM

I like the box and The video.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#5 posted 11-16-2016 05:17 PM

This box is outstanding. You have done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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